Japan Contracts MHI To Begin F-X Development

F-X concept.
Credit: Japanese Ministry of Defense
Japan contracted Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) on Oct. 30 to commence development of the F-X fighter, making the company responsible for the complete aircraft, including propulsion. IHI Corp. is therefore likely to become a sub-contractor supplying engines, with Toshiba and Mitsubishi Electric...

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